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English term or phrase:ad hominem
Portuguese translation:ad hominem
Entered by: Teresa Cristina Felix de Sousa
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15:03 Mar 4, 2007
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Management / Project Management
English term or phrase: ad hominem
Personal/ad hominem attacks. Situations are often made personal when one party shifts the discussion away from the issue and toward an individual. This is called ad hominem (against the person).
Teresa Cristina Felix de Sousa
Brazil
Local time: 13:41
ad hominem
Explanation:
não se traduz
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Alvaro Neder, Ph.D.
Local time: 13:41
Grading comment
Agradeço as explicações de vcs. São muito importantes para mim.
Grande abraço e uma excelente semana para todos.
T.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +7ad hominem
Alvaro Neder, Ph.D.


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +7
ad hominem


Explanation:
não se traduz

Alvaro Neder, Ph.D.
Local time: 13:41
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 40
Grading comment
Agradeço as explicações de vcs. São muito importantes para mim.
Grande abraço e uma excelente semana para todos.
T.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Paula Vaz-Carreiro
17 mins
  -> obrigado, Paula!

agree  Marco Schaumloeffel
34 mins
  -> obrigado, Marco!

agree  Elizabeth Braga: Segundo o Houaiss: relativo a pessoa (referindo-se a argumento em que se usa as próprias palavras do adversário para contestá-lo)
1 hr
  -> obrigado, Elizabeth!

agree  rhandler
1 hr
  -> obrigado, rhandler!

agree  Jorge Freire: Concordom com a sugestão, mas dá para explicar á Teresa que ad hominem significa «contra a pessoa»
1 hr
  -> concordo, Jorge. Literalmente, "à pessoa", "para a", "em direção a", crítica pessoal, ao invés de se ater aos fatos.

agree  Sonia Heidemann
6 hrs
  -> obrigado, Sonia!

agree  Cristina Santos
8 hrs
  -> obrigado, Cristina!
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